Trebuchet Club Takes Aim at Competition

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

January 23, 2020

Squash balls, soda cans and students will come together on March 13 to battle physics in the 13th-annual Lewis and Clark Community College Trebuchet Contest. A trebuchet, according to physics teacher and trebuchet club sponsor...

EHS Participates in Illinois High School Theatre Festival

Taylor Meek, A&E Editor

January 16, 2020

EHS drama students ventured to the Illinois High School Theatre Festival on Thursday, Jan. 9. IHSTF is the largest, oldest high school theatre festival in the nation that lasts three days and takes place at Illinois State University. Around...

Chinese Exchange Establishes Friendships, Connections

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Coming from the “Chicago of China” to southern Illinois, 12 Chinese exchange students arrived on Jan. 6 to learn and build relationships. As the first part of the Chinese exchange program organized by social sciences teacher...

Talent Show to Amaze, Showcase EHS Skill

Sydney Hershberger, Staff Writer

January 9, 2020

As winter break comes to an end, many performers await the upcoming showcase of themselves and their peers. Some will sing, some will dance, but all will blow you away. Performers old and new are coming to the EHS Talent Show...

Impeachment Trial Moves forward Amidst Uncertainty

Jack Barker, Sports Editor

January 9, 2020

On Dec. 18, President Donald Trump became only the third president next to Andrew Johnson and Bill Clinton to be impeached. In the U.S. Constitution, one must be guilty of “treason, bribery or other high crimes and misdemeanors”...

Project 612 to Look Forward

Cassi Reaka, Student Life Editor

January 9, 2020

Project 612 came to EHS at the beginning of this year as a way to help students waste less food. However, after a semester the project is not gaining as much student engagement as originally hoped for. The project consists...

EHS Hosts First Listening Circle

Jacqueline Glenn, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 9, 2019

Senior Scottlyn Ballard walked into the large staff conference room to attend the Nov. 26 Listening Circle with a tingling nervousness, not seeing as many faces as she expected. But she left “enlightened.” “As far...

EHS Art Student Showcases Talent at Local Art Show

Cassi Reaka, Student Life Editor

December 5, 2019

The Soulard Art Gallery held a student art show which showcased the art of of 40 students across the St. Louis area, one of whom was senior Ellie Viox. This is the first year that this show has been held according to art teacher...

FFA Student Shows Out at Dairy Cattle Competition

Lauren Johnson, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Maintaining poise is key when it comes to dairy cattle handling. FFA senior Zach Paul knows this all too well. Representing the state of Illinois, Paul went to the National Dairy Cattle Handlers Competition in Indianapolis...

Performing Arts Showcase Talent at ILMEA

Emily Kloostra, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Early on a Saturday morning, band, orchestra and choir students piled onto buses headed for Carbondale, Illi. and the ILMEA all-district music festival. According to senior Nathan Greenland, the buses left the high school at...

German Exchange Students Experience EHS

Jack Pifer, Views Editor

October 31, 2019

Traveling over 4000 miles to stay with someone you have never met in an unfamiliar country may seem daunting, but it is a reality for many German exchange students not only at EHS but throughout the country. EHS students host...

Podcasting Club Talks Future Plans

Ryan Stewart, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 31, 2019

Clubs are a big part of life at EHS, and new clubs are always a welcome sight, but one in particular is looking to cover a swath of topics and provide students with entertaining and important content to listen to. Podcasting...